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By Rocky Cannon, Feb 11 2019 02:56PM

Kansas City Auto Collision Lawyer

Auto collisions continue to occur in the Kansas City are during this time of winter weather. Have you been in an auto collision, that was not your fault, and where you were injured? If so, then you should speak with an auto collision lawyer about your injuries and to see whether you have a viable case. A Kansas City auto collision lawyer will be able to assist you in determining the best way to proceed including how to deal with any insurance adjusters assigned to the case. A Kansas City auto collision lawyer will be able to represent you in your dealings with any insurance company and with the at fault party. The at fault party is the party that is responsible for causing the accident. If the collision happened on a public street, then the at fault party usually will receive a traffic citation for causing a collision.

By Rocky Cannon, Feb 6 2019 06:46PM

Have you been in a “slid into accident” caused by another vehicle on ice covered roads in the Kansas City area?

If so, then you should seek the opinion of a personal injury attorney in the Kansas City area. A local personal injury attorney will be familiar with the local laws and will likely know the area where you had your accident.

Ice on roads can be a major factor in accidents around the metro area. Drivers failing to provide adequate braking distances between cars can result in “slid into crashes.” It is the job of each driver to keep a careful lookout for possible slide situations. When a driver fails to do this, then it may be considered negligence under the law.

In some “slid into accidents”, video may be available of the accident such as from a stoplight camera. Such video could make or break the case. That is why you need legal representation to help you retain any useful videos before they are taped over or deleted.

By Rocky Cannon, Jan 30 2019 11:00AM

Kansas City Traffic Accident Bodily Injury Lawyer

Have you been bodily injured in a traffic accident in the Kansas City Area? If so, then you may wish to speak with a lawyer about your bodily injuries. If the traffic accident was caused by anther party, then you may be able to seek compensation from any insurance plan that covered the accident. Under Missouri law, auto insurance plans are supposed to have minimum coverages for bodily injuries included in them. Insurance companies if they know they are going to have to pay sooner or later will try to get persons not represented by lawyers to settle quickly for as cheap as possible. You should speak with a local injury lawyer before you speak with the at fault person’s insurance representative to make sure you are getting the best possible result.

By Rocky Cannon, Jan 28 2019 10:00AM

Winter Accidents Continue to Occur Here in the Kansas City Area

This January has definitely felt like winter here in the Kansas City Area. During times like this streets and roads can become very slick. This is the time for drivers to not only be paying close attention to how they drive, but that their vehicles are properly outfitted for winter driving. Drivers should check to make sure that they have the right tires on their vehicles for winter conditions and that the tires are in good repair. They should also check to make sure all the correct fluids are in use and at the right levels in their vehicles. Drivers should also make sure that they are properly insured and that the premiums are up-to-date.

A person does not want to find out after an accident has taken place that his or her insurance coverage as lapsed. In addition to being personally liable for damages of other persons involved in the accident, a driver without insurance and causing an accident could lose his or her license for failing to maintain insurance coverage. The State of Missouri wants to make sure that vehicles operated on the streets and roads of Missouri have at least a minimum level of insurance coverage. Consequently, penalties are in place to punish drivers that do not have insurance and cause accidents.

By Rocky Cannon, Jan 18 2019 04:00PM

Kansas City Personal Injury Attorney Auto Accident

The Kansas City Metro Area is having another snow event. If you have been injured during this snow event in an auto accident, then you should speak with an auto accident personal injury attorney from the Kansas City area. This is the time to preserve evidence and figure out how best to proceed in the processing of your claim against the at fault party. A local Kansas City personal injury attorney will be able to assist you in determining what you should do to get compensated for your auto accident related injuries. Call an attorney today.

By Rocky Cannon, Dec 11 2018 09:00AM

Kansas City Area Apartment Complex Slip and Falls

During this time of winter weather, apartment complexes or companies hired by the apartment complexes can fail to do an adequate job in cleaning off sidewalks and stairs. This can lead to slips and falls that may be unavoidable due to no warning of dangerous conditions. If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall at an apartment complex and you feel it was the fault of the apartment complex, then you should contact an attorney about it. If you have unpaid medical bills or other expenses, then an attorney may be able to help you get reimbursed for them. When you call an attorney’s office you should be prepared to give him or her the information he or she will need to assess your case. Information such as what apartment complex, names and numbers of any witnesses, and what doctors have you seen as a result of your accident will help your potential lawyer evaluate your case.

By Rocky Cannon, Nov 30 2018 11:00AM

Kansas City Trailer Accident Attorney

Have you been involved in an accident in Kansas City with a trailer towed by another vehicle? If so, then you should contact a Kansas City Area Attorney about your accident. An example of such an accident might be where a pickup is towing a boat on a trailer and crashes into another vehicle causing an accident which resulted in injuries to the occupants of the other vehicle. These types of accidents can also involve more than a couple of vehicles. If you have been involved in an accident involving a trailer or a boat towed on a trailer, then you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible to make sure your claim in protected.

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